ISCM World New Music Days Festival

April 2020

We regret to advise the cancellation of this event due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. We are hugely disappointed to miss the opportunity to perform for you all; however, our number one priority is the health and safety of our audiences, players and staff, supporters, and the general public. We ask everyone to look after themselves and each other during this time and continue to monitor and follow government advice. Please see the official announcement from Glenda Keam (Festival Director).

The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is a premier forum for the advancement, dissemination and interchange of new music from around the world. The annual ISCM World New Music Days festival is the principle vehicle through which the ISCM pursues their mission. 

The Composers Association of New Zealand (CANZ) will proudly host the ISCM World New Music Days in Auckland and Christchurch in April 2020. The festival will include concerts by professional performing orchestras and ensembles, soloists, Māori performers, visiting performing ensembles from the Asia-Pacific region, informal ensembles and collaborations, presenting a diverse range of contemporary music by New Zealand composers alongside new works contributed by the international members of the ISCM

ISCM World New Music Days Festival

World premiere and programme information will appear here in early 2020.

ISCM World New Music Days Festival - Christchurch

Great Hall, The Arts Centre
ISCM World New Music Days Festival
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